How to Make a Soft & Chewy Pakistani Style Khichdi | Step by Step

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If you don’t know how to make a Pakistani style khichdi (Farrago) with rice and lentil (Dal), don’t worry I will show you how you can cook it easily with a step-by-step video below.

By the way, I have also included a detailed recipe for you in case you want to write it down!





Detailed Written Khichdi Recipe

Ingredients for Pakistani Khichdi

  • Water 2 Cup
  • Yellow lentil (moong dal) 1/2 cup
  • Rice 1/2 cup
  • Onion 1 small
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Whole spices 1/4th teaspoon
  • Winger garlic paste 1 tablespoon
  • Green chilies as per taste (optional)

Directions to Cook

Please make sure before cooking always wash your hands properly with soap to maintain hygiene. Also, keep the environment of the kitchen and surrounding places clean. After all, it is related to you and your family’s health.

Now, let’s take a look at the directions below on how to proceed with the Pakistani khichdi recipe.

  • Soak lentils (moong dal) and rice for 1 hour
  • Take a pot and add half a cup of oil
  • Now add onion and fry it until it becomes light brown in color
  • Then add ginger garlic paste and stir with a spoon
  • Now add whole spices (garam masala), salt, and green chili, and then add water
  • Keep the pot on high flame, wait until the water boils
  • When water boils add previously soaked lentils and rice to it
  • Leave it on a medium-high flame and wait until 90% of the water dries up
  • Cover a lid and leave it on a low flame for about 10 minutes to cook on steam
  • Dish out its ready
  • Serve with green chutney (sauce) or riata

I hope you liked today’s recipe on how to make a khichdi in a step-by-step video.

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